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Middle-aged, middle-class, middle-of-the-road (now really quite) concerned citizen. I/me/mine.

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Joined Twitter 5/14/11


@normanswan I repeated your statement that in parts of Italy you donโ€™t get a ventilator if youโ€™re over 40. I was asโ€ฆ https://t.co/nG4a8EP1MoGood decision not to allow arsehole Ex-police officer to get his job back. https://t.co/5l6prLNJhL #auspol
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWhy isnt the govt using carry over iso credits from other states to help Victoria out? Like DUH!!
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @roberthulands @MaryKostakidis Heโ€™s essentially just admitted as much. @austdef Agreed. But I am willing to make an exception for Dutton. The sooner he goes, the better for our country. @MaryKostakidis Too late...The location and reporting date of the 24 outbreaks reported over the last 7 days: Restaurant/bar, 7/1 Restaurant/โ€ฆ https://t.co/y5Gcibjdw3
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @56blackcat I still donโ€™t know what he was angry about. @GideonCRozner Nobody likes a whinger.On this day last month.... #auspol https://t.co/3y5unSw7H3
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทNSW has recorded 7 new cases of COVID-19 from 16,748 tests. 5 are in hotel quarantine & the other two were revealedโ€ฆ https://t.co/qX4OekpShM
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @MaryKostakidis Iโ€™d rather do the right thing than be effective in a bad cause.
7/11
2020
#FreeHongKong #HongKongThe end of Hong Kong. https://t.co/jaTp2t8kU4 @AlexanderDowner Donโ€™t know about effective but both have advantages and disadvantages. The Economist has a policyโ€ฆ https://t.co/3i5h2SugpX @kezincanberra To think a climate change denier nearly became their Federal member.Have you worn a mask during this pandemic?
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @AmyThunig HR is a career one can enter without any quals (or qualms - thanks autocorrect) and enjoy the addictiveโ€ฆ https://t.co/BecmD7dOIV @ApostateRidvan But it is Qanonical.What we have learned is the Federal Government sat on its hands when it was advised this virus had the potential toโ€ฆ https://t.co/HdXJMGTfMo
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทAnother wake up call ๐ŸŒ. Every nation/state/city/company/individual needs to get in the #RacetoZero Check outโ€ฆ https://t.co/VvoQmeuuHx
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThe way we treat our scientists in Australia is abysmal. https://t.co/0cC8fnLJdf
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทVery happy the Australian government tore up its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, I wasnโ€™t looking forward to beiโ€ฆ https://t.co/3IIlkfNpje
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท
7/10
2020
Coronavirus doesnโ€™t exist and if it does itโ€™s not a problem and if it is itโ€™s Daniel Andrewsโ€™s fault. #CovidVic #COVID19Aus #COVID19VicJust a reminder that my research shows Murdoch can set a narrative on fire and the rest of the media - inc ABC - poโ€ฆ https://t.co/9FMMUFAxb3
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @johnsy123aus Thank fronk thatโ€™s over.'We've lost about 800,000 jobs so far in the last four months. The plan has 1.8 million jobs we can refill them witโ€ฆ https://t.co/R9DEJUzV4c
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWe should only fund science that is useful. Whatโ€™s the point of astronomy? https://t.co/NFHu8olE7QAstronomy could help us diagnose breast cancer and heart disease https://t.co/oydrJJKf89 From @1843mag
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWe have to move on beyond the idea that delivering low quality 'services' at minimum cost but maximum private profiโ€ฆ https://t.co/hZfNmgkfwh
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThe way these News Corps, Sky and associated pillocks are going on about Daniel Andrews, youโ€™d think heโ€™d taken offโ€ฆ https://t.co/m9jIN4856y
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท'RUN ! Theres a Tiger !' 'Hold on... I ... there's a pebble in my shoe' - People everywhere. #COVID19 #ClimateEmergency
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThere is no economic merit assessment that could support further public funds being wasted on this project. Much beโ€ฆ https://t.co/dLUTIGkjVE
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทspeculation from experts NSW may need to follow Victoria into lockdown tells us a few things. 1/ letโ€™s hope theyโ€™reโ€ฆ https://t.co/GY3pmIw0v3
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทAs usual Scott Morrison fails to join up the dots. 1) His public health approach is suppression rather than eliminโ€ฆ https://t.co/Bk16XXmuEx
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @Robin_1944 Changing between sitting and standing?Yet another example why self, or no, regulation of services delivered by private contractors can be a disaster? Melโ€ฆ https://t.co/oParsUXGWj
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทA surge in cases is now a surge in hospitalizations. Sadly this will be followed by a surge in deaths. I canโ€™t beliโ€ฆ https://t.co/IuOUDvZf7g
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @gencheats By a flunky if weโ€™re lucky.Big news - and confirmation that Australiaโ€™s China policy is defined by the very opposite of racism https://t.co/lpwAI3Me0Y
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThe time to unambiguously pursue a coronavirus elimination strategy is now
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @Aaron_Dodd2 @JoshFrydenberg That is precisely why tax cuts are their favourite form of welfare.I get why we went for suppression on #COVID19Aus. But when we were wildly and unexpectedly successful, we should haโ€ฆ https://t.co/g5wVxg9jUItoo bad this incredible agricultural region is threatened by coal mining. https://t.co/eja4RWokNw
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทAs a nation we had the choice of going into a harder lockdown earlier and staying in it a few weeks longer. We diโ€ฆ https://t.co/0xETJRNGnu
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท
7/9
2020
Sydneysiders, is this how you do #SocialDistancing? Very sad that people are prioritising short term personal wisheโ€ฆ https://t.co/zUMqEE0BXB
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @MoarToast A small fortune. @BiancaMinnie4 @MikeCarlton01 @BrianBrownUCA Reminds me of Charles I. @AnthonyCole68 Wise move.Talk about policy impact. Thousands of academics, researchers and think tanks will - or should - be envious https://t.co/wXPW3JLDv0
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @Aaron_Dodd2 @JaeRagnarok So it _was_ the Hillsong conference. @simonahac @AngusTaylorMP Iโ€™d forgotten all about that shonk.Ronald destroys Donald. https://t.co/vTzMDz1Czf
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทMystery deepens as two countries with vastly different approaches to healthcare and governmental supports have vastโ€ฆ https://t.co/stmXUGdwhO
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทSome might argue we should have hedged more. But *we built all the tools required to deal with current Chinese trajโ€ฆ https://t.co/N8QFO4qAQc
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @PatsKarvelas On the bright side, homework opportunities have increased. @MikeCarlton01 @AlanKohler Thatโ€™s the grand finale. @mfullilove 3 words: African Union building.The world could use more good people. https://t.co/DLcC82I8gp
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThe update to the advice is welcome, simply reflecting the facts. Being an Australian passport bearer in China withโ€ฆ https://t.co/QgJATjPvwG
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWhen you fall off a cliff itโ€™s the drop that does the damage...how fast you crawl back up the mountain matters farโ€ฆ https://t.co/KzTzVauhYW
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @steven_metz Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster @gemcarey Schadenruckkehrdummheitsanlage.
7/8
2020
@ItsBouquet Kayleigh is such a bogan name.Iโ€™ve decided not to retweet with or without comment or tag this Tim Smith Liberal stooge. My theory is any acknowleโ€ฆ https://t.co/dWu8JDQ8SA
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท14 months ago I first called on @dfat to upgrade @Smartraveller travel advice to warn Australians about the dangerโ€ฆ https://t.co/FA93uRy481
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทCan somebody pose as a Kingdom Builder and infiltrate it? https://t.co/xmynh9NoNM @NathanMBourkie Industry super has shown up the screw-the-mug-punter cowboys.I can announce tonight that my legal team has referred UQ's Vice-Chancellor Peter Hรธj and Chancellor Peter Vargheseโ€ฆ https://t.co/pbdCbr33kw
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @DoctorVive Go Trump!Australia (largely) dodged much of the pandemic (so far) because of the actions and policies of the states and premโ€ฆ https://t.co/V4Pm55KdpT
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @JoyceWhiteVance Iโ€™m guessing any non-disclosure agreement if not worth the paper its written on and/or is void by operation of law.As we look at why @ScottMorrisonMP plans to #DumpDutton in a Cabinet reshuffle, we should start withโ€ฆ https://t.co/9zaP4tXr8z
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทDoes Tim feel the same way about the NSW government and the federal government over the Ruby Princess debacle? If sโ€ฆ https://t.co/bdYrMla0JD
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทโ€˜To lose a PM during a crisis maybe regarded as a misfortune, to lose the same PM during another crisis looks likeโ€ฆ https://t.co/XadJQAOhwF
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThere will be few positives for we Victorians today - just this. #COVID19Vic #pandemic Brazil's President Jair Bโ€ฆ https://t.co/GFRBaod839
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท120 countries have signed up, 21 states including ACT, NT, QLD, SA, VIC have signed up, hey @Matt_KeanMP where is Nโ€ฆ https://t.co/pYfG5MBkIl
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทBeing a research scientist, I've lived all my career with the sure and certain knowledge that Murphy's law: 'anythiโ€ฆ https://t.co/BolfuJEaZs
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @gregmlarsen I used to live with a seccie. He told me he got propositioned not infrequently. He considered acceptinโ€ฆ https://t.co/uV255cwv9b @themarkjacka @ScottMorrisonMP By that measure does getting sunburn on a Hawaiian beach count?
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทHere's the new travel advice for China from @dfat. It says "authorities have detained foreigners because they're 'eโ€ฆ https://t.co/CwOlxnFvt1
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWe will find out in the days and possibly weeks ahead if NSW was too slow to close itโ€™s border to Victoria. I hope not...
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทGood on @theprojecttv for helping to expose the total lie of @nswpolice and state gov that roadside drug testing isโ€ฆ https://t.co/sprSUgPUzc
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทI've had a number of people ask "why has Liberal-ruled NSW not had the surge in cases that Labor-ruled Victoria hasโ€ฆ https://t.co/shwNyjZ6BB
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทDonโ€™t you love the silence of our #NotMyPM ? Remember the fires? Disappeared. Now in the pandemic? Not here. Biโ€ฆ https://t.co/NhttDkdQQ5
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทAnother batch of 496 #EdenMonaro postal votes added. Today's were 55.2% Liberal, gaining about 50 votes on Labor, bโ€ฆ https://t.co/T0wlfLwdJw
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทFrom midnight tomorrow night (Wed 8th July), Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions will again be applied across Metro Mโ€ฆ https://t.co/POcMIcFhKC
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThere's a really odd dynamics in Australian politics that is underexplored: the industries with the most lobbying pโ€ฆ https://t.co/7rc6cpuJW9
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทJust spoke to PMs orifice in Canberra. The woman at reception assures me he is there. In the orifice. Asked her ifโ€ฆ https://t.co/UxIA1W0P8e
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWhy do the hairdressers always stay open?!
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทThe next Hillsong Propaganda Fund Raising Rally was due to start today & Morrison can't be found anywhere?????
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทHas the loser conceded defeat in Eden-Monaro yet...?
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทVictoria keeping schools shut beyond the scheduled end of school holidays...even though schools are safe, I canโ€™t bโ€ฆ https://t.co/o1keNQRXFO
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @TimSmithMP No, you Victorians just need to continue dealing with reality like an adult, as most of you have been throughout.Victoria has an opportunity to prove to the World that Australia's success in quelling the first outbreak wasn't aโ€ฆ https://t.co/voOIFzPDI0
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทAnyone seen Scott Morrison recently? #auspol
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWhere are you, PM? This COVID 19 emergency affects all of us. Where is the Federal/State teamwork? You are supposed to be leading.
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ทWhere is Scott Morrisson?
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท @quaedvliegs A Brad, I believe.I wonโ€™t drop my Supreme Court case regardless of whether UQโ€™s Kangaroo Court allows me to continue as a student becโ€ฆ https://t.co/VTOMzR8Y8M
Retweeted by Markus Pfister ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜ท
7/7
2020

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